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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 010-96
January 10, 1996

PRESIDENT NOMINATES NEW CINCPAC

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Adm. Joseph W. Prueher, U.S. Navy, for reappointment to the grade of admiral and assignment as Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Command, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Adm. Prueher is currently serving as Vice Chief of Naval Operations in the Pentagon.

Adm. Prueher was born Nov, 25, 1942, in Nashville, Tenn.

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